A List of Colleges That Don’t Take Federal Money

In order to preserve their freedom and independence.

The following colleges in the United States, in order to preserve their liberty and independence, do not accept grants from the federal government or participate in any federal financial-aid or student-loan program.

  1. Bethlehem College & Seminary (Minnesota)
  2. Boyce College (Kentucky)
  3. Christendom College (Virginia)
  4. Faith Bible College (Maine)
  5. Grace Baptist College (Michigan)
  6. Grove City College (Pennsylvania)
  7. Gutenberg College (Oregon)
  8. Hillsdale College (Michigan)
  9. Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Tennessee)
  10. New College Franklin (Tennessee)
  11. New Saint Andrews College (Idaho)
  12. Patrick Henry College (Virginia)
  13. Pensacola Christian College (Florida)
  14. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Texas)
  15. Wyoming Catholic College (Wyoming)

These schools bar their students from receiving federal student aid, because the money comes with strings attached that the school deems unacceptable.

Most of the schools also forgo assistance from state and local governments.

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Updated: March 23, 2018.

Published: December 2, 2017.

Author: Dean Clancy.

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